Custom Report is a plugin for both 32 and 64bit versions of NextFEM Designer able to insert in a DocX document file (typically made in Microsoft Word(R)) images, text and tables about model and results. By now, General Design module license is required to use this plugin.

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Let’s see which commands are available inside this plugin:

  1. tab 1 allows to see graphically how viewport is screen-shot inside the report. Please position your model in the best way possible. To insert a screenshot of the model as it, use keyword #image.asis# in the Word document;
  2. tab 2 contains commands to load your .docx template and for writing report:
  3. tab 3 contains options: you can specify the font for tables and its size. Keywords to be included in the docx template are listed. See in the following their explanation.

The docx template is a simple document containing keywords, that will be replaced with the requested contents. The available keywords are:

##text.name##
##text.nodesnumber##
##text.elementsnumber##
##text.length##
##text.force##
##text.beamdiagram(ID,loadcase,time,type,station)##
##table.nodes##
##table.elements##
##table.checking(loadcase,time)##
##table.materials##
##table.sections##
##image.asis##
##image.extruded##
##image.nodesnumber##
##image.elementsnumber##
##image.beamdiagram(loadcase,time,type)##

Comments can be inserted embracing them between ###.